or


[04/03/14 - 12:42 PM]
"RightThisMinute" Picked Up By FOX Television Stations for the 2014-2015 Season
"RightThisMinute" rolled out nationally this past September, and is seen in syndication by nearly two million daily viewers.

[via press release from MGM Television]

"RIGHTTHISMINUTE" PICKED UP BY FOX TELEVISION STATIONS FOR THE 2014-2015 SEASON

MGM TELEVISION'S SYNDICATED HIT EXPANDS REACH IN KEY MARKETS

Beverly Hills, CA (April 3, 2014) - "RightThisMinute," television's first daily broadcast series devoted to finding the most captivating web videos, often before going viral and breaking the stories behind them, has been picked up by FOX Television Stations in 10 markets for the 2014-2015 season. The announcement was made today by John Bryan, President of Domestic Television Distribution at MGM and MagicDust Television, the producers of "RightThisMinute."

"RightThisMinute" rolled out nationally this past September, and is seen in syndication by nearly two million daily viewers. The program has consistently delivered ratings successes, and is currently the highest rated new syndicated show of the 2013-2014 season. Through the agreement, FOX Television Stations will air "RightThisMinute" in 10 of its biggest markets Monday through Friday along with a weekend version. Markets include New York (WWOR/WNYW), Los Angeles (KTTV/KCOP), Chicago (WFLD/WPWR), Washington D.C. (WTTG/WDCA), Boston (WFXT), Minneapolis (KMSP/WFTC), Phoenix (KSAZ/KUTP), Dallas (KDFI/KDFW), Houston (KRIV/KTXH) and Charlotte (WMYT/WJZY). The hit series is cleared in more than 85% of the U.S.

"We are delighted with the enthusiastic response in the marketplace for 'RightThisMinute,' and this agreement with FOX Television Stations is another vote of confidence. 'RightThisMinute' is a unique and captivating series that is poised for a stellar 2014-2015 season," said John Bryan.

"Our viewers rely on 'RightThisMinute' as their go-to source for breaking videos and the stories behind them," said Phil Alvidrez, MagicDust executive in charge of production. "We look forward to bringing the web's most compelling stories to larger audiences nationwide."

"RightThisMinute" is syndicated by MGM Television and produced by MagicDust Television, in partnership with Cox Media Group, Raycom Media and E.W. Scripps. "RightThisMinute" produces two original half-hour episodes every weekday and is currently in its third season, with fall of 2013 marking its official national rollout. "RightThisMinute" executive producers include former TMZ executive producer Lisa Hudson and veteran journalist Dennis O'Neill. The program is hosted by Beth Troutman, Steven Fabian, Christian Vera, Nick Calderone and Gayle Bass.

On the digital front, RightThisMinute.com and the downloads for show's companion apps continue to grow each month in traffic and downloads, with tens of thousands of videos instantly available.

###

About MGM Television:

MGM International Television Distribution Inc. (MGM), a division of MGM Holdings Inc., is a leading producer and global distributor of content for television and digital platforms, with original productions and a robust catalog of 10,500 television episodes and nearly 4,000 feature film titles covering some of entertainment's premiere franchises including the James Bond franchise and "The Hobbit" trilogy. Current television production projects include the hit series "Vikings," in its second season on HISTORY; "Fargo," a co-production with FX Productions and "Teen Wolf," currently in production on its fourth season. In addition, MGM Television serves as the syndicator for "Right This Minute" and "Let's Ask America." Through its finance and distribution entity Orion TV Productions, MGM Television has brought the courtroom series "Paternity Court" to syndication in 92% of the U.S. For more information, visit www.mgm.com.

About Cox Media Group

Cox Media Group, Inc. is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company that includes the national advertising rep firms of Cox Reps. With $1.8 billion in revenue, the company operations include 15 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, 86 radio stations, eight daily newspapers and more than a dozen non-daily publications, and more than 100 digital services.

About Raycom Media, Inc.

Raycom, an employee-owned company, owns and/or provides services for 53 television stations in 37 markets and 18 states. Raycom stations cover 13.1% of U.S. television households. In addition to television stations, Raycom owns Raycom Sports (a marketing, production and events management and distribution company in Charlotte, NC) and Tupelo-Honey Productions (a Sports and Entertainment Production company based in New York), as well as Broadview Media (a post production/digital signage company based in Montgomery). Raycom is also responsible for the design and hosting of Alabama's Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail website.

About The E.W. Scripps Company

The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) is a diverse, 132-year-old media enterprise with interests in television stations, newspapers, local news and information websites and feature syndication. For a full listing of Scripps media companies and their associated websites, visit http://www.scripps.com/.

About MagicDust Television

MagicDust Television, with solid roots in news and journalism, has a 30-year history of creating entertaining and informative programs for local television. MagicDust created and produced the nationally-syndicated show NASCAR Angels. The MagicDust team has won PROMAX's award for best major-market, local TV promotional spot or campaign in the world more than a half dozen times and also has a string of awards for news, editing, art design and animation.





  [april 2014]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)











[08/21/14 - 06:00 PM]
GSN's Third Episode of Body-Painting Competition Show, "Skin Wars," Delivers Series-High Ratings
GSN spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 20.

[08/21/14 - 04:28 PM]
Lifetime's Upcoming Premieres - "The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story", "Girlfriend Intervention", "Kim of Queens", and "Dance Moms: Abby's Studio Rescue"
The latter returns on Tuesday, September 16 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[08/21/14 - 02:56 PM]
NBC Partners with Television Academy and NBCUniversal Networks to Bring Most Social Experience Ever for "The 66th Emmy(R) Awards" Live on Mon., Aug. 25
"Access Hollywood," E! and the "Today" show along with host Seth Meyers and his "Late Night" team, will join forces to harness the strength of their collective social media footprint.

[08/21/14 - 01:35 PM]
GSN Greenlights Season Four of Emmy(R) Nominated Hit Series "The Chase" and Season Two of Matchmaking Show "It Takes a Church"
Both seasons - of 20 and eight episodes, respectively - will air in 2015.

[08/21/14 - 12:54 PM]
WE tv Is Getting in the Box - The "Sex Box" - Network Greenlights First-Ever Extreme Relationship Therapy Series for 2015 Premiere
The first season will feature nine, one-hour episodes.

[08/21/14 - 12:08 PM]
It's Manzo Mania! Caroline and Family Return with Series Premiere of Bravo Media's "Manzo'd with Children"
"The Real Housewives of New Jersey" spin-off will premiere with back-to-back episodes on Sunday, October 5 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/21/14 - 11:18 AM]
The Hub Network's App Is Honored with the National Parenting Center Seal of Approval
In its review of the Hub Network's app, The National Parenting Center praised the app for its wholesome entertainment, interactivity and the manner in which it is organized.

[08/21/14 - 11:11 AM]
The Search for the Next "MasterChef" Begins with Open Casting Calls Starting Saturday, September 13
Calls are set for New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Atlanta, Miami, Cleveland, San Diego, San Antonio, Memphis and New Orleans in the coming weeks.

[08/21/14 - 11:07 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Sets Nine-Week Highs in 18-49 Demo and Total Viewers for Week of Aug. 11-15
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of August 11-15.

[08/21/14 - 11:06 AM]
Breeders' Cup Challenge Series Features Travers Stakes on Saturday at 4:30 PM ET on NBC and TVG Pacific Classic on Sunday at 8 P.M. ET on NBCSN
The Travers and the Pacific Classic will be the sixth and seventh shows, respectively, of 11 programs in the Challenge Series leading to the Breeders' Cup World Championships on NBC and NBCSN, October 31-November 1.

[08/21/14 - 10:51 AM]
Video: "Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways" - Trailer (HBO)
The eight-part documentary series premieres Friday, October 17 at 11:00/10:00c.

[08/21/14 - 10:45 AM]
Maria Bello, Olympia Dukakis and Joan Jett Star in "Big Driver" - Original Movie Based on Short Story by Stephen King - Premieres October 18 on Lifetime(R)
The film tells the story of a young novelist hell-bent on revenge after falling victim to a brutal crime.

[08/21/14 - 10:42 AM]
Go Under the Covers with Discovery Fit & Health for Sextember, A Month-Long Exploration of Sex in America
Every weeknight at 10:00/9:00c beginning September 1, the network will encore provocative programming from Discovery's complete library of content.

[08/21/14 - 10:41 AM]
"Tim & Eric's Bedtime Stories" Premieres Thursday, September 18th at 12:15 a.m. (ET/PT) on Adult Swim
Each episode offers a unique tale: dark, horrifying, perverse, insane... hilarious - featuring a wide array of comedic and dramatic guest stars.

[08/21/14 - 10:12 AM]
"Rebuilding the World Trade Center" - Marcus Robinson's Poignant Film Chronicles 8 Years of Construction; Premieres Thursday, September 11, at 6 p.m. on History
The two-hour special - eight years in the making, from laying of the first foundation to triumphantly topping the gleaming new 104-story One World Trade Center with its spire - focuses on the construction workers who performed the Herculean task.